Spring Faire

The old man walked out of the library into the balmy afternoon and was delighted to see that the Spring Faire was still going on in the university plaza. The free lavash were gone, but they were still giving away blue cotton candy. He asked the two women who seemed to be at the end of the line, if … They turned toward him … and both were wearing bushy, paste-on mustaches. He managed to blurt out, “Do you know how to kiss a man with a mustache.” “No,” the taller one replied, “but if you hum a few bars, I’ll fake it.”

 

 

Howard Junker is the author of An Old Junker, a metamemoir, part of The Junker Quintet.

Photo credit: Michelle Molinari

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